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by robertk
February 21st, 2011, 8:42 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: I have a Dynamic Erg :-)
Replies: 38
Views: 14285

Re: I have a Dynamic Erg :-) + on wheels, not a slide

I've mentioned elsewhere the possibility of making a static Model B a little more dynamic by putting it on wheels, like this video: http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/4510586_oka2G/#265517148_SkkLJ I have U-bolted a 2 x 4 to the feet of the ergometer with casters attached which I bought at Home Depot. T...
by robertk
January 20th, 2011, 6:19 pm
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: Poor man's dynamic ergometer
Replies: 0
Views: 1135

Poor man's dynamic ergometer

I saw this video online: http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/4510586_oka2G/#265517148_SkkLJ Using a Model A ergometer. It uses wheels designed to move an ergometer around easily, utilized to make it move when rowed. My Model B got wheels (from Home Depot, $2.50 each) screwed onto to 2 x 4's & held on the...
by robertk
January 16th, 2011, 2:02 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Lower back pain - why?
Replies: 32
Views: 7878

Re: Lower back pain - why?

Something I just tried is illustrated here: http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/4510586_oka2G/#265517148_SkkLJ It's a Model A rigged up to slide on wheels, bungee-corded at either end to prevent wandering. I tried a similar thing today with casters (rated to support 125 lb each, about $2.50) bought at Ho...
by robertk
June 16th, 2010, 11:59 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Ranger's training thread
Replies: 17113
Views: 2230142

Re: Ranger's training thread

I've got a fairly dull question about amount of training time you put in. Not to disagree about any of it or deny any claims of times or anything! Can you give me an idea of how long you train on the ergometer a day? Does it vary quite a bit? I'm interested in seeing what the best way to spend aroun...
by robertk
December 20th, 2009, 11:30 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Extension Press Ups
Replies: 36
Views: 6438

press-ups

There's an old video of Jack Lalanne doing them, on fingertips. I can't post the youtube link here, but it's easy to find.
by robertk
June 23rd, 2008, 4:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: low stroke rates
Replies: 37
Views: 9645

stroke rates

Heaviestuser, I can't tell you how glad I am to see you here. I thought I was the only one alive to had scores similar to yours....WHO are these folks to can do 6:29 for 2000M??? How did they get that way? How long did it take? That's the forum question I'd love to see answered!